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India Open Round-up | Sameer Verma shocks fourth seed; Saina, Sindhu register easy wins

Sameer Verma provided the first major upset at the India Open beating 4th seed Son Wan Ho in straight sets on Day 1 of the India Open. Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu, too, booked a place in the next round with comfortable wins to keep the hopes of a dream quarter-final between the duo alive in Delhi.
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Indian shuttlers shine in Vietnam international tournament

Indian shuttlers Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty claimed the Vietnam international title. The pair won by defeating the Thai duo of Trawut Potieng and Nanthakam Yordphaisong in a thrilling 50-minute match. The victory was sealed in 3 games- 17-21, 21-9, 21-15.
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All England Open | Sindhu and Saina one win away from an all-Indian semi-final

Both PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal won their respective second-round matches of the All-England Open Championships to book a place in the quarter-finals, keeping the hopes of an all-Indian semi-final duel alive. HS Prannoy's challenge was, however, ended by Tian Houwei in the second round match.
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Badminton | Thailand edge out India in Asia Mixed Team Championships

India suffered a close 3-2 defeat at the hands of Thailand at the badminton Asia Mixed Team Championships in Ho Chi Minh City. HS Prannoy and the team of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy gave India the lead, but Thailand won the remaining games to inflict another defeat on the Indian contingent.
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Malaysia Masters | Saina Nehwal beats Pornpawee Chochuwong to win her first Grand Prix since 2015

Saina Nehwal has won the Malaysia Masters by defeating Thailand shuttler Pornpawee Chochuwong in a thrilling final by a score of 22-20, 22-20. The game went down the wire and in the end, it was the Hyderabad lass who prevailed to win her first Grand Prix title since 2015.
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PBL 2017 | Chennai Smashers beat Mumbai Rockets to the trophy in thrilling final

PV Sindhu's Chennai Smashers defeated Mumbai Rockets 4-3 in what turned out to be a classic final to win their maiden PBL title in New Delhi on Saturday. Sindhu beat Sung-Ji Hyun in the women's singles trump match, while Ajay Jayaram was unable to win it for Mumbai in a tense final match.
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PBL 2017 | Mumbai to play Chennai for title in Delhi

Mumbai Rockets continued their impressive display in the second season of the PBL qualifying for the finals after they beat a Carolina Marin-led Hyderabad Hunters in the semi-final. The Rockets will be joined by Chennai Smashers, who breezed past the Awadhe Warriors in the other semi-final.
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reportbadminton3 months ago

PBL 2017 | Marin helps Hyderabad seal semi-final spot

Spanish women’s world No 2 Carolina Marin and Indian national champion Sameer Verma won crucial matches to help set up Hyderabad Hunters’ 5-2 win over Delhi Acers in the Premier Badminton League. Hyderabad joined Awadhe Warriors, Chennai Smashers and Mumbai Rockets to complete the semi-final line-up
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reportbadminton3 months ago

PBL 2017 | Saina-less Awadhe lose 3-4 to Sindhu's Chennai

A day after beating the Mumbai Rockets to secure passage into the last four of the tournament, the Chennai Smashers condemned the Awadhe Warriors to a defeat in their last group game of the league stage. Having topped the group, Awadhe rested Saina Nehwal to keep her ready for the knockout games.
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reportbadminton3 months ago

PBL 2017 | Chennai defeat Mumbai to book last-four spot

Chennai Smashers rode on wins by Tommy Sugiarto and the husband-wife pair of Chris Adcock and Gabriella Adcock to edge out Mumbai Rockets 4-3 and book a place in the last-four stage of the Premier Badminton League. Rockets and Awadhe Warriors have already secured semi-final spots.
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